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Innovation City

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Innovation City

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Innovation City is a podcast featuring the innovators, disruptors and creators behind the innovation movement. Imagine a place where you can break through the status quo of business as usual and realize your life's purpose. A place where you can have an impact and shape the future. This place exists in cities across the world. In this innovation podcast we introduce you to the disruptors, innovators, and creators behind the movement.

Latest Episodes

Yvena Atkins On The Future of Work

Today’s guest is Yvena Atkins, Strategy Manager for Accenture. Yvena works toward meaningful solutions with insight, empathy, and a purpose grounded in personal and professional experience. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann lean in and listen to Yvena talk about what it really takes to infuse innovation to help companies and communities grow, how intelligent technologies are going to change the way we live and work, the challenges of making a collective impact, and much more!

21 MIN2 d ago
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Yvena Atkins On The Future of Work

Tricia Zimmer Ferguson Spills the Beans on Business

Today’s guest is Tricia Zimmer Ferguson, owner of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Company. Ferguson says she didn't expect to land herself in the coffee business, but rather stumbled happily upon it. For her, coffee is an experience that brings people together and that is what fuels her passion. In this episode, we sit down with Tricia to get the grind on her drive to create the perfect cup of coffee, her passion for making an impact, how she makes and sustains global connections, and much more!

24 MIN1 w ago
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Tricia Zimmer Ferguson Spills the Beans on Business

Creating Products That Sell Themselves with David Lekach

Today’s guest is serial entrepreneur, David Lekach. Lekach lives to solve problems and create businesses admitting he has few interests outside the world of start-ups. In this episode, we have a lively talk with David about how Dream Water was conceived, the importance of making connections and being resourceful, how product placement is everything, why experience is the best teacher, and much more!

26 MIN2 w ago
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Creating Products That Sell Themselves with David Lekach

Backstage with "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Kenneth Gibson

Today’s guest is Kenneth "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Gibson, CEO of Bigg Dawg Entertainment. Gibson built his business plans while serving an 8 year incarceration. He says he used his time in prison as "training for manhood" skipping card games and hang outs to spend time in the library, taking cues from mentors and learning about accountability and spirituality. In this episode, we discuss entrepreneurship, lessons learned from the school of life, finding purpose and much more!

25 MIN3 w ago
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Backstage with "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Kenneth Gibson

Getting Intimate About Innovation with Alexandra Fuente

"What matters is how we can help each other." - Alexandra Fuente Today’s guest is Alexandra Fuente, Founder and CEO at Woxer. Woxer is an apparel company that designs boxer briefs for women. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Alexandra to investigate the seams of her startup, her experiences as a minority business owner, the importance of taking the right risks, hiring the right people, going with your gut and much more!

24 MINJUN 2
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Getting Intimate About Innovation with Alexandra Fuente

Tackling Inequality Through Digital Accessibility with Giovanni Castro

Today’s guest is Giovanni Castro, State and Local Government Manager at Verizon. Verizon is working to improve digital inclusion in Miami and South Florida by working in collaboration with local government and nonprofits to provide improved wireless accessibility. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Giovanni to explore his multifaceted career, the passions that drive him to make a difference, the realities of inequality, and much more!

24 MINMAY 26
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Tackling Inequality Through Digital Accessibility with Giovanni Castro

Using Micro-Mobility To Make Moves In Florida with Uhriel Bedoya

Today’s guest is Uhriel Bedoya, Florida General Manager at Lime. Lime is a micro-mobility company that is changing how we move in cities. With over a million rides, Lime is one of the first and leading scooter start-ups. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Bedoya to get the juice on how micro-mobility is improving communities, why designing and building products that break barriers create smarter cities, how the start-up is tackling the competition, and much more!

20 MINMAY 19
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Using Micro-Mobility To Make Moves In Florida with Uhriel Bedoya

Providing Opportunities To Eliminate The Statistics with Rebecca Danta

Today’s guest is Rebecca Danta, Managing Director at Miami Angels. Miami Angels is the largest and most active angel network in Florida, which funds Seed and Series A technology companies with early traction across various sectors. In this episode, Rebecca sits down to discuss being a minority investor, the ways she is providing opportunities for women and people of color through investments, what she looks for in a company before investing, and much more!

23 MINMAY 12
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Providing Opportunities To Eliminate The Statistics with Rebecca Danta

Embracing Authenticity And Discovering Your Why with Jayson Wells

Today’s guest is Jayson Wells, Experience Teller, Author, and Enhancement Coach. Jayson is the author of “The Things We Know, But Do Not Do”, a book to help educate parents, athletes and coaches about what’s most important during your journey through sports. In this episode, Jayson sits down with the Innovation City team to discuss his “why,” how his years of playing basketball have shaped who he is, his key to being an effective storyteller, and much more!

27 MINMAY 5
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Embracing Authenticity And Discovering Your Why with Jayson Wells

Finding Your Freedom Through Entrepreneurship with Jimmy Hendricks

A good team member is not going to join an idea that doesn’t have traction. A good idea solves everything. - Jimmy Hendricks Today’s guest is Jimmy Hendricks, General Manager of Lee Labs and Founder of Agency Maestro. Jimmy sits down with the Innovation City team to discuss his entrepreneurial background and journey, St. Louis’ busy and growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, the importance of raising capital after you’ve proven traction, his 2 biggest takeaways from his career, and more.

28 MINAPR 28
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Finding Your Freedom Through Entrepreneurship with Jimmy Hendricks

Latest Episodes

Yvena Atkins On The Future of Work

Today’s guest is Yvena Atkins, Strategy Manager for Accenture. Yvena works toward meaningful solutions with insight, empathy, and a purpose grounded in personal and professional experience. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann lean in and listen to Yvena talk about what it really takes to infuse innovation to help companies and communities grow, how intelligent technologies are going to change the way we live and work, the challenges of making a collective impact, and much more!

21 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Yvena Atkins On The Future of Work

Tricia Zimmer Ferguson Spills the Beans on Business

Today’s guest is Tricia Zimmer Ferguson, owner of Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Company. Ferguson says she didn't expect to land herself in the coffee business, but rather stumbled happily upon it. For her, coffee is an experience that brings people together and that is what fuels her passion. In this episode, we sit down with Tricia to get the grind on her drive to create the perfect cup of coffee, her passion for making an impact, how she makes and sustains global connections, and much more!

24 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Tricia Zimmer Ferguson Spills the Beans on Business

Creating Products That Sell Themselves with David Lekach

Today’s guest is serial entrepreneur, David Lekach. Lekach lives to solve problems and create businesses admitting he has few interests outside the world of start-ups. In this episode, we have a lively talk with David about how Dream Water was conceived, the importance of making connections and being resourceful, how product placement is everything, why experience is the best teacher, and much more!

26 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Creating Products That Sell Themselves with David Lekach

Backstage with "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Kenneth Gibson

Today’s guest is Kenneth "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Gibson, CEO of Bigg Dawg Entertainment. Gibson built his business plans while serving an 8 year incarceration. He says he used his time in prison as "training for manhood" skipping card games and hang outs to spend time in the library, taking cues from mentors and learning about accountability and spirituality. In this episode, we discuss entrepreneurship, lessons learned from the school of life, finding purpose and much more!

25 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Backstage with "ToJo Bigg Dawg" Kenneth Gibson

Getting Intimate About Innovation with Alexandra Fuente

"What matters is how we can help each other." - Alexandra Fuente Today’s guest is Alexandra Fuente, Founder and CEO at Woxer. Woxer is an apparel company that designs boxer briefs for women. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Alexandra to investigate the seams of her startup, her experiences as a minority business owner, the importance of taking the right risks, hiring the right people, going with your gut and much more!

24 MINJUN 2
Comments
Getting Intimate About Innovation with Alexandra Fuente

Tackling Inequality Through Digital Accessibility with Giovanni Castro

Today’s guest is Giovanni Castro, State and Local Government Manager at Verizon. Verizon is working to improve digital inclusion in Miami and South Florida by working in collaboration with local government and nonprofits to provide improved wireless accessibility. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Giovanni to explore his multifaceted career, the passions that drive him to make a difference, the realities of inequality, and much more!

24 MINMAY 26
Comments
Tackling Inequality Through Digital Accessibility with Giovanni Castro

Using Micro-Mobility To Make Moves In Florida with Uhriel Bedoya

Today’s guest is Uhriel Bedoya, Florida General Manager at Lime. Lime is a micro-mobility company that is changing how we move in cities. With over a million rides, Lime is one of the first and leading scooter start-ups. In this episode, Tyler and Leigh-Ann sit down with Bedoya to get the juice on how micro-mobility is improving communities, why designing and building products that break barriers create smarter cities, how the start-up is tackling the competition, and much more!

20 MINMAY 19
Comments
Using Micro-Mobility To Make Moves In Florida with Uhriel Bedoya

Providing Opportunities To Eliminate The Statistics with Rebecca Danta

Today’s guest is Rebecca Danta, Managing Director at Miami Angels. Miami Angels is the largest and most active angel network in Florida, which funds Seed and Series A technology companies with early traction across various sectors. In this episode, Rebecca sits down to discuss being a minority investor, the ways she is providing opportunities for women and people of color through investments, what she looks for in a company before investing, and much more!

23 MINMAY 12
Comments
Providing Opportunities To Eliminate The Statistics with Rebecca Danta

Embracing Authenticity And Discovering Your Why with Jayson Wells

Today’s guest is Jayson Wells, Experience Teller, Author, and Enhancement Coach. Jayson is the author of “The Things We Know, But Do Not Do”, a book to help educate parents, athletes and coaches about what’s most important during your journey through sports. In this episode, Jayson sits down with the Innovation City team to discuss his “why,” how his years of playing basketball have shaped who he is, his key to being an effective storyteller, and much more!

27 MINMAY 5
Comments
Embracing Authenticity And Discovering Your Why with Jayson Wells

Finding Your Freedom Through Entrepreneurship with Jimmy Hendricks

A good team member is not going to join an idea that doesn’t have traction. A good idea solves everything. - Jimmy Hendricks Today’s guest is Jimmy Hendricks, General Manager of Lee Labs and Founder of Agency Maestro. Jimmy sits down with the Innovation City team to discuss his entrepreneurial background and journey, St. Louis’ busy and growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, the importance of raising capital after you’ve proven traction, his 2 biggest takeaways from his career, and more.

28 MINAPR 28
Comments
Finding Your Freedom Through Entrepreneurship with Jimmy Hendricks
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